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Hooker's Cinquefoil - Potentilla hookeriana

Status Under Review

Global Rank: G4
State Rank: SU

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General Description
Perennial from a branched caudex. Stems several, erect to ascending, 5-30 cm. Leaves: petioles with long, spreading hairs and sparsely puberulent or glandular; blades of 3(5) ovate, coarsely dentate to pinnately lobed leaflets, 5-20 mm long, white-tomentose beneath, with stiff long hairs above and beneath. Inflorescence an open, 2- to 7-flowered cyme. Flowers: sepals lanceolate, 3–8 mm long, stiff-hairy, glandular; bracteoles shorter and narrower; petals yellow, 4–5 mm long, barely longer than the sepals. Achenes smooth, ca. 1.5 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
MT south to CO (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Habitat
Limestone cliffs, bluffs, fellfields; valleys, alpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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Hooker's Cinquefoil — Potentilla hookeriana.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from